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Lepus Javensis: The Java Hare; Ficus citril folio, fructu parvo purpureo, p.18.

  • ARTIST: Mark Catesby

  • MEDIUM: Engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1754.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 20 3/4 x 14 1/4".

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine image from "The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands…”. First published in 1731-43 with subsequent editions published in 1754, 1777, and 1800. This is plate is from the second edition published in London in 1754. Catesby was one of the first naturalists to visit and record the flora and fauna in America.


  • CONDITION: Good condition with original handcolor.